Alexander Daamen

Inhaber, Co-Founder & Design Sprint Facilitator, NoPilots OHG

München, Germany


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User experience
Social Media Marketing
Open Innovation
Digital Prototyping


Professional experience for Alexander Daamen

  • Current 4 years and 6 months, since Jan 2019

    Lecturer in Innovation & Entrepreneurship

    Munich Business School

    Current Courses: Innovation and Digital Business I+II (Bachelor International Business B.A.) Ideation and Prototyping (Master Innovation and Entrepreneurship M.A.)

  • Current 5 years and 1 month, since Jun 2018

    Mentor at Founder Institute

    Founder Institute

    The Founder Institute is the world's premier idea-stage accelerator and startup launch program. The program launched +2000 companies. For aspiring and idea-stage entrepreneurs up to the challenge, the Founder Institute provides a comprehensive step-by-step program to launch a startup, support from to startup mentors, and a global network of entrepreneurs to help you be successful.

  • Current 5 years and 2 months, since May 2018

    Co-Founder & Design Sprint Facilitator

    NoPilots OHG

    NoPilots offers solution-oriented innovation programs to empower interdisciplinary corporate teams to solve big business challenges, react to new market developments, adopt new techniques & processes, get tangible answers - fast. Design Sprint Facilitation & Coaching User Experience Research & Usability-Testing Workshop Facilitation, Problem Framing Workshop & Idea Bootcamps

  • 1 year and 2 months, Mar 2017 - Apr 2018

    Senior Innovation Consultant

    HYVE - the innovation company

    Heading the HYVE Innovation Lab division; Developing and validating digital services and products with clients, industry experts and entrepreneurs using lean start-up methods; Applying agile project management, design thinking, UI/UX design and digital prototyping

  • 1 year and 7 months, Aug 2015 - Feb 2017

    Innovation Consultant

    HYVE - the innovation company

    Led and managed cross-industry projects focusing on customer-centric innovation; Dedicated to business model innovations through open innovation approaches; Introduced idea management solutions and coordinated their technical implementation; Conceptualized, organized and moderated creative workshops

  • 6 months, Feb 2013 - Jul 2013


    BMW China Automotive Trading Ltd., Beijing

    Business Development for Chinese market

  • 6 months, Feb 2012 - Jul 2012


    BMW AG, Munich

    Sales Coordination Region China, Hong Kong & Taiwan

Educational background for Alexander Daamen

  • 5 months, Sep 2014 - Jan 2015

    Business Administration

    Nagoya University of Commerce & Business

    International & Asian Business Management

  • 2 years and 2 months, Sep 2013 - Oct 2015

    Business Administration

    Católica-Lisbon, School of Business & Economics

    Marketing & Consulting

  • 3 years and 10 months, Sep 2009 - Jun 2013

    International Business Administration

    Fontys Internationale Hogeschool Economie Venlo


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • French


  • Portuguese



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